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Jul. 14 2010 - 9:50 pm | 18 views | 0 recommendations | 1 comment

Gourmet food, Balkan and Palestinian style

Falafel shop in Ramallah (West Bank)

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Something readers might find of interest: Over at Foreign Policy, I just wrote a piece on new states and territories trying to elbow their way into the US gourmet food market. Although much of the article focuses on the Balkans, there’s also a fair amount of discussion of Palestinian companies at Whole Foods and elsewhere.

For the record: If any enterprising Palestinian businessperson can bring some proper kanafeh to American supermarkets, they’ll be in my debt forever.


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